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Know Your Pima County Government

Know Your Pima County Government

A Citizen's Handbook of Tribal, County, and Municipal Governments

Revised and Updated 2018

Illustrations by David Fitzsimmons, Arizona Daily Star

Researched, written, and edited by The League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION ... Pima County Today & Pima County's Past ................................................. 1 - 3

1. TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS .............................................................................................. 4 - 9

Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Tohono O'odham Nation

2. PIMA COUNTY GOVERNMENT ................................................................................. 10 - 16

3. UNINCORPORATED AREAS IN PIMA COUNTY ...................................................... 17 - 27

Ajo, Altar Valley/Three Points-Robles Junction/Sasabe, Arivaca, Avra Valley/Picture Rocks,
Casas Adobes, Catalina, Catalina Foothills, Green Valley, Mt. Lemmon/Summerhaven,
Tanque Verde, Tucson Mountains, Tucson Estates, Greater Vail

4. INCORPORATED CITIES AND TOWNS ................................................................... 28 - 46

City of Tucson, City of South Tucson, Town of Oro Valley, Town of Marana, Town of Sahuarita

5. SCHOOL DISTRICTS ................................................................................................. 47 - 55

6. SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICTS .................................................................................. 56 - 58

7. REGIONAL/INTERGOVERNMENTAL STRUCTURES/COORDINATED EFFORTS 59 - 64

8. THE JUDICIARY AND COURTS ................................................................................. 66 -74